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About the St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program
Saint Kitts and Nevis is renowned as one of the leading countries with Citizenship by Investment programs. The program was launched in 1984 and offers diverse opportunities for investors looking to secure their future and that of their families. This can be achieved through sustainable contributions to the island, purchasing real estate in Saint Kitts and Nevis, or other investment routes.
Reach Immigration is a licensed and government-approved company in Saint Kitts and Nevis, authorized to promote this program and provide consultation to potential investors interested in applying for it.
Benefits of the St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program
The Citizenship by Investment program in Saint Kitts and Nevis offers a range of advantages, including:
- The ability for the primary applicant to obtain citizenship, along with eligible family members.
- No requirement for physical residence in Saint Kitts and Nevis, either before or after obtaining citizenship.
- No language, specific education, or experience requirements for any of the applicants.
- The program provides a variety of investment options, allowing for diversification of assets and investments in one of the world’s top tourist destinations.
- The option to pass on citizenship to future generations.
- The sustainable contribution option to the island is a secure and sustainable choice.
Requirements of St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program
The requirements for the Saint Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment program are relatively straightforward and typically include the following:
Main Applicant Requirements
- Be at least 18 years old.
- Be in good health.
- Have a clean criminal record.
- Not have been previously denied a visa to enter a country with which Saint Kitts and Nevis has a visa-free entry treaty.
- The primary applicant is required to undergo a mandatory virtual interview, either in their native language or with an interpreter.
Eligible Family Members that can be included in an application:
- The spouse of the current main applicant can be added.
- Children of the main applicant or the spouse under the age of 18 can be added.
- Children of the main applicant should be unmarried, or children of the spouse between the ages of 18 and 25 who are in full-time education at a recognized secondary or higher education institution, fully supported by the main applicant.
- Children of the main applicant or the spouse above the age of 18 who are mentally or physically challenged and fully dependent on the main applicant can be added.
- Parents of the main applicant who are aged 65 or above can be included.
- Dependents aged 16 or over may be asked to undergo an interview if necessary, either in their native language or with an translator.
Costs of Obtaining St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship
Reach Immigration offers two options for individuals interested in obtaining citizenship from St. Kitts and Nevis. These options are as follows:
- Sustainable Island State Contribution
Starting from a non-refundable contribution of 250,000 USD for individual applicants, this amount increases with the addition of family members included in the application.
- Real Estate Investment
This option involves purchasing real estate starting from 400,000 USD, with a mandatory requirement to hold the property for a period of seven years (terms and conditions apply).
**Other fees apply for background checks on applying applicants and other administrative fees.
Procedures and steps for obtaining citizenship of Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Step one: Preparation of required documentation and compiling the file
- Step two: Submission of the file to the government of St. Kitts & Nevis
- Step three: Following the security verification procedures and attending a mandatory interview.
- Step Four: Obtaining the application decision after 90 days from the date of confirming receipt of all documents and the application.
- Step Five: Transferring investment amount to St. Kitts & Nevis (either contribution or real estate investment).
- Step six: Receipt of St. Kitts & Nevis citizenship certificates.
Reach Immigration’s status as a licensed authorized international marketing agent of the St. Kitts & Nevis citizenship by investment program; we are in pole position to offer a large variety of services to our clients, the main of them being:
- Providing consultation on available investment options and their return on investment for each client according to their needs.
- Officially representing clients front of the government of St. Kitts and Nevis, compiling their files and submitting their requests.
- Reviewing sales and purchase agreements in the case of real estate investment selection.
- Monitoring the status of the application and any additional government requirements.
- Providing consultation to clients regarding the possibility of adding family members after the main applicant obtains citizenship.
No, residency is not required in St. Kitts and Nevis to obtain citizenship through the investment program.
You can add the following family members to your application: Spouse of the main applicant, All children under the age of 26, Parents who are over the age of 65.
The cost of investment varies depending on the investment option chosen, and it also varies based on the number of family members to be included in the application.
Yes, you can add family members included in the original application after obtaining citizenship, and you can also add newborn children through inheritance after obtaining citizenship.
Saint Kitts and Nevis is located at the Caribbean Sea, and shares its borders with the islands of Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago, it consists of two main islands, the larger island is called Saint Christopher or Saint Kitts, and the smaller island is called Nevis, which is located three kilometers southeast of the island of Saint Keats. The terrain of Saint Kitts and Nevis is represented by a series of mountains extending along the two islands,where The highest point is Mount Liamwega, 1,156 meters above sea level, and on the island of Nevis, the highest point is 985 meters above sea level, and rivers flow down from them to feed the islands With fresh waters,where there are two major rivers, the Cayon and Wingfield, which are surrounded by fertile and rich plains. The climate of Saint Kitts and Nevis is tropical with a dry and relatively cool season from January to mid-April and a rainy season from mid-June to mid-November.
One of the advantages of obtaining citizenship in Saint Kitts and Nevis is that there are no taxes on your property, capital gains, or even inheritance when you become a citizen of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Is there an investment option that is better than another that gives me an advantage in getting my application approved?
It depends on your interests and financial situation. If you're interested in real estate, we can offer you the best real estate investment option on the island. If you want to participate in the contribution program, this is also one of the ways to obtain citizenship.
Yes, St. Kitts and Nevis allows its citizenship to be passed on to future generations after you obtain citizenship.
No, you must submit your application to approved and recognized bodies, such as: Reach Immigration, as applications for citizenship must be handled by designated specialists who have experience and are recognized by the country’s government.
In case of divorce or separation between the main applicant and their spouse, is the consent of one of the parents required when adding children to an application for St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship?
Yes, the consent of the parents must be obtained for the children to be added to the application, unless one of the parents has full custody of the children and therefore no approval from the other party is required.
Is it allowed for the main applicant to add all his children if he is married to more than one wife?
Yes, all children of the main applicant from all wives can be added as dependents in the application.
Yes, but it must be ensured that the applicant can obtain documents from the relevant authorities.
No, children born or adopted after obtaining citizenship can be registered at all times.
Yes, St. Kitts and Nevis does allow more than one citizenship, and it is recommended to check the laws of your country of origin.
Yes, Security audit procedures are required for applicants aged 16 and over.